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Tony D., Chandler, AZ Basketball Coach

Tony D.

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Darden is a USA Today Arizona Coach Of The Year, Former Division 1 & Pro Overseas Athlete. He’s trained college & professional basketball players & prides hisself on development View all coaching experience

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Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Tony. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$70 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Tony. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$201 3 sessions ($67/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Tony. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$315 5 sessions ($63/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Tony. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$600 10 sessions ($60/ea) + one-time fee

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Small Group- Light
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session. Coach Tony 5 player maximum

Session Length: 1 hour

$60 1 session + one-time fee

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Small Group- Standard
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 sessions. Coach Tony 5 player maximum

Session Length: 1 hour

$165 3 sessions ($55/ea) + one-time fee

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Small Group- Platinum
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 sessions. Coach Tony 5 player maximum

Session Length: 1 hour

$260 5 sessions ($52/ea) + one-time fee

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Small Group- Elite
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 sessions. Coach Tony 5 player maximum

Session Length: 1 hour

$500 10 sessions ($50/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Coastal Carolina University (SC)

  • 10 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Guard, Forward, Center

  • Shooting, Rebounding, Reading the Floor, Post Moves, Pick and Roll, Passing, Moving Without the Ball, Footwork, Defense, Ball Handling, Attacking the Rim, Agility

Credentials

  • Coastal Carolina University (SC)

  • 10 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Guard, Forward, Center

  • Shooting, Rebounding, Reading the Floor, Post Moves, Pick and Roll, Passing, Moving Without the Ball, Footwork, Defense, Ball Handling, Attacking the Rim, Agility

More About Coach Tony

Coach Darden established himself as one the top skill development coaches in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area and has planted his roots in Arizona. Darden is currently coaching at Chandler Gilbert Community College. Below are some of his past coaching experiences.

Coach Darden’s overall record at Desert Vista High was 40-18. In his first season as the Head Coach of Desert Vista High, the program made it to the State Championship Game finishing #2 in the state. The Desert Vista Thunder ranked as high as #56 in the country by maxpreps. He coached and developed several players who have and will become college basketball players at all levels. Developing all state performers consistently. Since the conclusion of the ’14/’15 season, Darden has won East Valley Tribune, Arizona Basketball Coaches Association and USA Today All USA American Family Insurance Coach of the Year!

At Coronado high in his first head coaching assignment, coach Darden Quadrupled the schools win total in one year. Developed 2 All State performers in Rob Santos and Adrian Crespin. Neither player had been recognized the previous year

At Tempe High as varsity assistant, the team had back to back 20 win seasons, 2 playoff appearances and State Championship Runner Up. Coach Darden developed Gatorade state player of the year & Parade All-American Jordan Baker (Pepperdine U/San Jose St

Coach Darden comes from the Ganon Baker Training Tree. Ganon coached Darden at Coastal Carolina before starting his national training empire. Coach Darden has learned from the best.

Coach is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University. Upon graduation Coach Darden ranked in the top 10 all time in total rebounds, single season offensive rebounds, blocked shots and career double doubles. He scored 750 career points in 91 games played and was an 80% free throw shooter his senior year. His 17 rebounds in one game against Radford marked the 8th best performance in school history as well. Coach Darden went on to play professionally in Germany as well as playing in the ABA upon his return to the states. Throughout his playing career both in college and professionally, Coach was asked to play and guard positions 2-5 on the court. He brings a passion for developing STUDENT-athletes for their future endeavors.

Players can expect training that will develop specific flaws and refines strengths. We focus on not only the physical aspects of training but we also focus on the mental area. Your will increase your mental capacity and athletic prowess beyond your expectations.

Coach Darden comes from the Ganon Baker Training Tree. Ganon coached Darden at Coastal Carolina before starting his national training empire. Coach Darden has learned from the best.

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Client Reviews

Coach Tony has been a great coach so far. He really focuses on the individual needs to improve your son/daughters game even further. In just 5 sessions my daughter looks stronger and plays with more confidence under the basket. He also takes the time to have them document things to work on aside from him. Very personable & my daughter really likes him! Thanks Coach! See you soon

Coach Darden definitely knows basketball and he also provided helpful tips that my nephew could go home and practice to improve his game.
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Worked wonderfully with my 10 year old son.

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Coach Tony was awesome! Isaiah learned more with him in the first hour then his whole season of basketball! I'd like for Isaiah to continue with Coach Toni!

Coach Tony was awesome! My son received direct, relevant feedback, helpful tips and a great workout. Coach Tony is professional, positive and encouraging. He inspired my son to work hard and we would love to work with him again!

Coach Darden is one of the best trainers in the country. He helped me develop into a division 1 player. I am very thankful for his belief in me and my game.
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